About Us

Emmett Drane

Founded in 2006, Owner Emmett Drane established DFS as a company focused on delivering program and project management services. Since that time, DFS has established additional capabilities in facility services and delivered many successful projects in the Cincinnati area.

Driven by our core values, we measure success by the value we provide to our clients. Our headquarters are in Cincinnati, OH., within the Lincoln Heights area. We maintain a strong presence through active employee engagement and contribute to various charities and organizations throughout our community.

Since 2022, Flagship Facility Services has been our strategic partner. Flagship provides facility services to some of the country’s largest and most innovative companies. Since 1988, Flagship has become a leader in this space, and we are pleased to offer their expertise to our clients..

Our Core Values

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Owner’s Mindset

Our facility services are always in your best interests.

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Best Value

We provide best-value solutions that produce successful long-term outcomes.

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Timely, open, and truthful communication is our standard.

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We say what we do, and we do what we say.

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Passion for Excellence

Our goal is to exceed client expectations – every time.


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  • SBA (A) Certified Federal Prime Contractor
  • MBE Ohio Minority Supplier Development
  • Edge Ohio Department of Transportation
  • SBE City of Cincinnati Small Business Enterprise


  • 541611 Administrative and General Management Consulting
  • 541618 Other Management Consulting
  • 561210 Facilities Support Services
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SIC Codes

  • 8741 Management Services

Community Contribution

We Proudly Support & Partner with:

  • CityLink
  • Classical Roots
  • City Of Lincoln Heights
  • C.H.C.U.R.E.



I have thoroughly enjoyed working with DFS on the recent college project. I am pleased to know where to turn for such a high degree of competence and professionalism. I would be very pleased to have the opportunity to work together again and, in fact, I predict that we will!

Allen Rutz
Vorys, Sater, Seymour, Pease, LLP

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